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Family of Alfreton soldier mark centenary of death

The family of a young Alfreton soldier gathered at his grave last week to mark the centenary of his death during the First World War.

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Heanor retailers join police radio safety network

Heanor retailers join police radio safety network

A host of Heanor retailers have joined the Amber Valley Shop Watch, providing a direct link to police which has already brought results.

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Brexit vote: how did your MP vote to start the process of withdrawal from the EU?

The Prime Minister has been given the green light to formally start the Brexit process after a huge majority of MPs voted in favour last night.

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Prime Minister Theresa May.

Prime Minister set to take taste of Derbyshire to the White House

Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly set to take a taste of Derbyshire to the White House this week.

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Supreme Court rules Act of Parliament is needed to trigger Brexit Article 50

The Supreme Court has this morning ruled that the government cannot trigger Brexit without an act of Parliament.
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Campaigners build a "Wall of Solidarity" to mark concerns over US President Donald Trump's divisive policies.

Derbyshire campaigners protest over divisive policies of US President Donald Trump

Derbyshire campaigners have held protests in opposition to the divisive policies of the newly inaugurated President of America Donald Trump.

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One of the new Enviro200 buses which now run Trent Bartons Nines route.

Alfreton council raises safety fears over new buses

Alfreton Town Council has raised concerns over safety and congestion ahead of the introduction of a new bus fleet against residents’ wishes.

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A boarded up home in Ripley.

Council backs interest free loans to tackle empty homes scandal

It is often said that we are the middle of a ‘housing crisis’.

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Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins.

REVEALED: The Derbyshire MPs voters would most like to have sex with

Toby Perkins has been named as the top male Derbyshire MP most voters would like to have sex with - on a controversial website that is banned at Parliament.

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QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

It’s been one hell of a year, Brexit, Trump, sporting successes, celebrity deaths and much more but how much attention have you paid to what’s hit the headlines?

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Ripley Town Hall and the headquarters of Amber Valley Borough Council.

Solar power helps Amber Valley council cut costs

Solar panels installed on the roof of Amber Valley Borough Council’s headquarters in Ripley are helping reduce its energy costs.

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The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court hearing on Brexit: What’s it all about?

The government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. Here’s our guide to what the case is all about.

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Staff to be consulted on Amber Valley council office closures

Amber Valley offices in three towns across the borough could be set to close under new plans drawn up by council chiefs.

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EXCLUSIVE: Vulnerable Derbyshire teens placed in ‘very dodgy’ B&Bs

A council has breached policy by placing vulnerable young people in bed and breakfasts, the Derbyshire Times can exclusively reveal.

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Today, America will finally find out who will lead it for the next five years.

An armchair guide to the US election

The name-calling, bluster and lack of clear policy pronouncements in one of the most divisive US presidential elections ever is at an end.

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Watch out for roadworks.

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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Heanor cadet says training will benefit his future

Heanor cadet says training will benefit his future

An A-level student from Heanor says joining his college cadet group is helping him to improve his future university and career prospects.

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Autumn walking festival organisers report huge success

Autumn walking festival organisers report huge success

Organisers of the Autumn Footprints Amber Valley & Erewash Walking Festival say it was a huge success, pulling in more than 1,000 walkers.

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TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

TRAFFIC NEWS: Derbyshire roadworks for the week ahead

Here’s a list of roadworks taking place on Derbyshire’s roads in the week ahead.

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